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Old 23rd April 2009, 18:58   #76
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Below are pics of a 1947/48 Packard. She was restored, but badly and subsequently sold off. Believed to be somewhere up north. Was a straight 8 car. Sorry for pic quality.

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This is a Packard Mayfair 1953. Two pictures, one as she should look like, the other of such a car under restoration.
Specs: Coupe, Thunderbolt engine, continental kit.

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Hi.

Is thi car in India ??
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Old 16th July 2009, 14:59   #79
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Harit you have a rich collection of Packards. Why don't you please share with us tales of previous owners, how you acquired them, interesting facts about the cars etc. If you could do so with pictures it would make for a terrific treat. Do please consider
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Another Packard.
This car has been rehabilitated and probably now has another colour.
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This is a Packard 1937 or so.
Fortunately this car has been restored.
The carried a BMW registration, somehow had moved between Mumbai, Karachi,ending in Lucknow. Does anyone remember?

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This Packard has an interesting history.
She was lying in a compound along with Rolls.
This car was shifted, the Rolls was not and got burnt in a fire.
I saw this car around 1983. At that time they wanted 25K. they came to 15K, I offered 12K. Remember running MG's were going at around 15K.
The front does not look too bad, but the rear was Parked at such a place that there was a continuous flow of water. There was practically no rear panel in place, one tail light was held by a solitary screw and hanging in the air.
I doubt that she survived.
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Sad if the car didnt make it.

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I saw this car around 1983.
When does this picture date to? Going by the neptune blue Maruti 800 visible I would say it is post 93
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Sad if the car didnt make it.



When does this picture date to? Going by the neptune blue Maruti 800 visible I would say it is post 93
You are quite right Sherlok. I was confused because I clearly remember the amount involved, and could not imagine such a low amount after 1990.
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This Packard has an interesting history.
She was lying in a compound along with Rolls.
This car was shifted, the Rolls was not and got burnt in a fire.
I saw this car around 1983. At that time they wanted 25K. they came to 15K, I offered 12K. Remember running MG's were going at around 15K.
The front does not look too bad, but the rear was Parked at such a place that there was a continuous flow of water. There was practically no rear panel in place, one tail light was held by a solitary screw and hanging in the air.
I doubt that she survived.
Any pictures of the Rolls you could post, Harit ???
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Any pictures of the Rolls you could post, Harit ???
I am trying.
This is the Rolls which was lying in an industrial compound. I believe that it had been sold to a foreigner who took away alot of fittings and left the body,chassis with engine.
Some contact to that family is trying to get me a pic before she was stripped.
This was easily in the mid 1980's.
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This is a Packard 1937 or so.
Cheers harit
Its a 1939 120 Harit.

If on the other hand the trim on the roof centre is missing and it has a floor shift its a 1938 Eight
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Its a 1939 120 Harit.

If on the other hand the trim on the roof centre is missing and it has a floor shift its a 1938 Eight
What are you referring to as the "trim on the roof centre"
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What are you referring to as the "trim on the roof centre"
Of the external items distinguishing a 1938 from a 1939 Packard 120 one is the wheel cap design (plain on the 38, multiple concentric flutes on the 39) and the second is a short 6 or 8 inch chrome beading that continues up onto the roof from the front window divide, looks a bit like a antenna sitting flush on the roof.

On the inside apart from the dash dials the most prominent visual difference was the floor shift. The column shift was introduced for the 39's
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Of the external items distinguishing a 1938 from a 1939 Packard 120 one is the wheel cap design (plain on the 38, multiple concentric flutes on the 39) and the second is a short 6 or 8 inch chrome beading that continues up onto the roof from the front window divide, looks a bit like a antenna sitting flush on the roof.

On the inside apart from the dash dials the most prominent visual difference was the floor shift. The column shift was introduced for the 39's
Haji Packard guru. It is indeed 1939, column shift and full roof, no cloth centre.
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